Tag Archives: faith

Sowing the Seeds of Faith

Internationally recognized religious education expert Thomas H. Groome will present “Sowing the Seeds of Faith: It is (Almost) All in the Family” on Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. His presentation will reflect on why … Continue reading

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Book Launch: Catholic Sacraments

On Oct. 19, Boston College will host an event to mark the publication of Catholic Sacraments: A Rich Source of Blessings (Paulist Press), edited by School of Theology and Ministry Professor John F. Baldovin, S.J. and alumnus David Farina Turnbloom. This … Continue reading

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Our Faith, Our Stories

The fall issue of C21 Resources, produced by the Church in the 21st Century Center, focuses on the continuing power of stories to both nurture and share faith. Philosophy Professor Brian Braman, director of the Perspectives program, is the guest … Continue reading

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Opening the Door of Faith

Pope Francis’ encyclical on faith, Lumen Fidei, speaks of the relational aspect of faith—that is, faith as a response to God’s love revealed through Jesus. In his new book, Opening the Door of Faith: Encountering Jesus and His Call to Discipleship … Continue reading

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Kindness of strangers

A new book by Casey Beaumier, SJ, director of the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College, recalls his days as a Jesuit novice and a pilgrimage he took to help in his discernment.  A Purposeful Path: How Far Can … Continue reading

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Faith formation

School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Jane E. Regan has written an essential guide for anyone in the ministry of adult faith formation. In Forming a Community of Faith: A Guide to Success in Adult Faith Formation Today (Twenty-Third … Continue reading

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Stories of conversion

Boston College alumna and Boston College parent Patricia Sodano Ireland, who returned to the Catholic Church after serving as a Lutheran minister for 10 years, presents stories of women’s conversion to Catholicism in the book Women in Search of Truth: … Continue reading

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US Catholic book review

US Catholic magazine has published a review of Catholic Spiritual Practices: A Treasury of Old and New, whose “contributors remind us of the spiritual wealth available to us through our Catholic faith tradition and instruct us in its practical application … Continue reading

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Spiritual practices: old and new

Catholic Spiritual Practices: A Treasury of Old and New, co-edited by School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Colleen Griffith and Professor Thomas Groome, is the latest title from the award-winning Church in the 21st Century Center Book Series. The volume … Continue reading

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Faith and wealth

Boston College Professor of Sociology Paul Schervish, an expert on affluence, charitable giving and spirituality, has co-written (with Keith Whitaker) a new book titled Wealth and the Will of God: Discerning the Use of Riches in the Service of Ultimate … Continue reading

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